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Leonardo’s DRS Subsidiary to Lead New Air Force Trainer Contract Pursuit Team

Italy-based defense and aerospace conglomerate Leonardo has designated its U.S. subsidiary DRS as prime contractor for an industry team that will bid on the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X fighter pilot trainer contract. DRS said Wednesday it will collaborate with CAE USA and International Turbine Engine Company to build a ground-based training system and propulsion engines for the team’s T-100 Integrated …

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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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Raytheon Teams With CAE, Alenia on Air Force T-X Program Bid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will likely hold the prime role in a teaming agreement with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and Alenia Aermacchi to pursue the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X pilot trainer contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Tuesday Raytheon will replace General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in the team, …

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Northrop Wins Air Force Long Range Strike Bomber Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has beaten out a team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the highly-anticipated contract to build the U.S. Air Force‘s Long Range Strike Bomber plane, Defense Department officials announced Tuesday. The service branch plans to purchase up to 100 of the bombers at a cost of $511 million per plane …

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AFP: Spain Plans to Buy 4 General Atomics Reaper Drones

Spain plans to buy four Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles and two ground stations from General Atomics for $27 million as part of a larger five-year, $187 million drone spending program, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday. The report said the budget for the future purchase is included in the Spanish defense ministry’s 2016 …

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CAE Books $176M in Q4 Flight Simulator, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has been awarded approximately $175.6 million in contracts from U.S. and international defense customers during the fourth quarter of its 2015 fiscal year to provide flight simulation and training platforms. Those deals include the delivery of simulators for Lockheed Martin-built C–130J Super Hercules aircraft to the U.S. Air Force …

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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Prime Role on Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program as a prime contractor, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with …

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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CAE Joins General Dynamics & Alenia Aermacchi Team in Bid for Air Force Trainer Contract

CAE USA (NYSE: CAE) has partnered with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Finmeccanica‘s Alenia Aermacchi subsidiary to pursue a contract to build an U.S. Air Force trainer aircraft and related systems, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes the General Dynamics-led team will offer a version of Alenia’s M-346 jet …

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Finmeccanica Subsidiary Wins $141M for Lockheed F-35 Wings

A Finmeccanica subsidiary has won a $141 million contract to build wings and related components for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jet. Alenia Aermacchi is responsible for the Joint Strike Fighter program’s second wing production line, Finmeccanica said Thursday. The contract also includes $60 million, covering non-recurring activities for …

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